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Stephen R Igo, James W Meador, Ruben Trono: Method and apparatus for accessing the pericardial space. Cormedics, Tim L Burgess, October 27, 1998: US05827216 (271 worldwide citation)

A pericardiocentesis apparatus and method for accessing the pericardial space. The invention consists of inserting a percutaneous tube whose tip has a hole which is positioned over and contacts the anterior pericardium. Introducing a vacuum within the tube forms a pericardial bleb within that hole. ...


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Michael E Leckrone, Timothy G Laske, Michael Ujhelyi: Method and apparatus for providing intra-pericardial access. Medtronic, Girma Wolde Michael, Paul H McDowall, Michael C Soldner, September 2, 2003: US06613062 (108 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for accessing the pericardial space which provides for stable short term or long term placement of a delivery catheter or cannula having its distal most end located in the pericardial space. The catheter or cannula may be introduced into the pericardial space either transvenou ...


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Stephen R Igo, James W Meador, Ruben Trono: Method and apparatus for accessing the pericardial space. Cormedics, Merchant & Gould P C, December 19, 2000: US06162195 (90 worldwide citation)

A pericardiocentesis apparatus and method for accessing the pericardial space. The invention consists of inserting a percutaneous tube whose tip has a hole which is positioned over and contacts the anterior pericardium. Introducing a vacuum within said tube forms a pericardial bleb within that hole. ...


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Bonner Matthew D, Laske Timothy G: Method and apparatus for providing intra-pericardial access. Medtronic, BELDEN Elisabeth L, April 8, 2004: WO/2004/028613 (60 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for accessing the pericardial space is provided for stable short term or long term placement of a delivery catheter or cannula having its distal-most end fixed on the endocardial surface such that a pericardial access device including a dilator and a puncturing device may be a ...


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Stephen R Igo, James W Meador, Ruben Trono: Method and apparatus for accessing the pericardial space. Beck & Tysver P L L C, December 23, 2003: US06666844 (55 worldwide citation)

A pericardiocentesis apparatus and method for accessing the pericardial space. The invention consists of inserting a percutaneous tube whose tip has a hole which is positioned over and contacts the anterior pericardium. Introducing a vacuum within said tube forms a pericardial bleb within that hole. ...


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Michael E Leckrone, Timothy G Laske, Michael Ujhelyi: Method and apparatus for providing intra-pericardial access. Medtronic, Carol F Barry, Girma Wolde Michael, April 24, 2007: US07207988 (54 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for accessing the pericardial space which provides for stable short term or long term placement of a delivery catheter or cannula having its distal most end located in the pericardial space. The catheter or cannula may be introduced into the pericardial space either transvenou ...


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Matthew D Bonner, Timothy G Laske: Methods and apparatus for providing intra-pericardial access. Medtronic, May 15, 2003: US20030093104-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for accessing the pericardial space is provided for stable short term or long term placement of a delivery catheter or cannula having its distal-most end fixed on the endocardial surface such that a pericardial access device including a dilator and a puncturing device may be a ...


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Michael E Leckrone, Timothy G Laske, Michael Ujhelyi: Method and apparatus for providing intra-pericardial access. Medtronic, July 2, 2013: US08475468 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for accessing the pericardial space which provides for stable short term or long term placement of a delivery catheter or cannula having its distal most end located in the pericardial space. The catheter or cannula may be introduced into the pericardial space either transvenou ...


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Igo Stephen R, Meador James W, Trono Ruben: Appareil et procede permettant dacceder a lespace pericardique, Method and apparatus for accessing the pericardial space. Cormedics, Cormedics, FETHERSTONHAUGH & CO, September 1, 2009: CA2223954 (1 worldwide citation)

This invention is a pericardial centesis apparatus (100) and method for accessing the pericardial space. The invention consists of inserting a percutaneous tube (104) whose tip has a hole (123) which is positioned over and contacts the anterior pericardium. Introducing a vacuum within said tube (104 ...


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Michael E Leckrone, Timothy G Laske, Michael Ujhelyi: Method and apparatus for providing intra-pericardial access. Medtronic, Medtronic, May 6, 2004: US20040087938-A1

A method and apparatus for accessing the pericardial space which provides for stable short term or long term placement of a delivery catheter or cannula having its distal most end located in the pericardial space. The catheter or cannula may be introduced into the pericardial space either transvenou ...